Thai food market presents growing opportunities for premium suppliers

Focus: impulse, health key to premium in Thailand

After a period in the economic doldrums, Thailand looks set to be a potential opportunity for domestic and international food manufacturers...

Thailand's rising urban middle-class driving demand for convenience

Thailand: convenience to continue to thrive

The growing urban lifestyle of Thai consumers has been driving demand for packaged convenient food. Convenience stores are gaining in import...

Demand for health through food in Thailand is boosting categories including dairy

Focus: Thai demographics drive health categories

As the Thai economy shifts away from being agricultural- to more skilled-based, as well as industry-and-commerce-focused, many consumers are...

Tyson Foods invests in company looking to disrupt meat sector

Analysis: Tyson's shrewd investment in Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods, one of the world's largest meat processors, is investing in fledgling US meat-free business Beyond Meat - and the deal looks an...

Vita cakes are among gluten-free products from the Czech Republic-based Lifefood on sale at home and abroad

The promise of fledgling Czech gluten-free market

Gluten-free has a well-established presence in the markets of western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, but the sector is rapidly g...

UAE seen as leading market in region for gluten-free products

Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

Love it or hate it - price an underlying tension across Europe's FMCG sector 20 Oct 16

The spat between Unilever and Tesco in the UK over price grabbed the headlines last week but, across Europe, for different reasons, price remains a critical issue for the FMCG sector. Consumers remain price sensitive despite improving economic conditions and are wasting less, meaning growth is hard to come by. IRI's Anne Lefranc looks at ways suppliers and retailers could work together to drive sales and profits.

Danone's Q3 sales - what the analysts say 18 Oct 16

Danone's underlying third-quarter sales fell below market expectations amid challenges in China. Regulatory changes in China are weighing on Danone's infant formula business in the country but, broadly, analysts are comfortable about the prospects for that part of the French giant's business and, overall, the group's wider prospects.

Thought Leaders

Campbell backs US nutrition start-up Habit

John Shepherd | 26 Oct 16 Campbell investing in nutrition start-up

Campbell Soup Co. confirmed yesterday (25 October) it is the sole investor in San Francisco start-up Habit – a personalised food nutrition company set to launch early next year.

Mondelez focuses on margins as sales slip

Katy Askew | 26 Oct 16 Cost focus lifts Mondelez margins but sales remain sluggish

Mondelez International stressed its objective to improve profit margins as the group posted another quarter of declining sales today (26 October). 

Pladis stepping up growth investments

Katy Askew | 26 Oct 16 Pladis plans to grow McVities brand in the Americas

Pladis, the snack business of Turkish conglomerate Yildiz Holding, is increasing its investment in order to grow sales in the global chocolate and biscuit categories, CEO Cem Karakas told just-food. 

Recent News - (Updated: 4:23pm 26 Oct 2016)

UK's Little Dish plans US debut for kids meals

First Milk sells sports nutrition unit CNP

Bega-Blackmores formula JV missing expectations 

GMA urges extended US sodium reduction timeline

Driscoll Management acquires bakery firm Harper's

Mondelez India launch Cadbury Bournvita "tiffin"

Florette plans "highest" investment level in 2017

Vintage Italia secures US$3m investment 

Nestle growing in India through innovation around global, digital concepts – interview  26 Oct 16

Raghavendra VermaNestle India MD Suresh Narayanan  talks to just food about how the company wants to deliver double-digit growth in the market

The demand for processed and packaged food is growing among India’s young, often aspirational and fast-expanding population. This has prompted Nestle India to target a double-digit annual growth in upcoming years. Nestle country chief Suresh Narayanan speaks to just-food about how the company intends to deliver using innovation and an advanced digital strategy. 

Australia's Some Foods on rise of low-FODMAP market and plans for growth - the bitesize interview 21 Oct 16

Dean BestSome Foods co-founders Martine and Ronnie Banks

Australia is seen as one of the markets where low-FODMAP foods have gained the most traction. Dean Best speaks to Martine and Ronnie Banks, the founders of local business Some Foods about why they set up the company, the prospects for low-FODMAP foods in Australia and their ambitions overseas.

The UK's Food and Drink Federation's Ian Wright weighs up how Brexit could affect UK food and farming policy - the just-food interview, part two 19 Oct 16

Ben CooperWright: 'The labour force issue is really urgent and at the moment not solved'

In the second part of an extensive interview on the implications of Brexit for UK food companies, Ian Wright, director general of industry association the Food and Drink Federation, speaks with Ben Cooper about the longer-term implications of Brexit for UK food and farming policy and on the food industry's labour force. 

Lack of healthy options at UK attractions points to opportunity

Katy Askew, just-food editorial team Katy Askew | 26 Oct 16

A new report by the Soil Association has highlighted a lack of healthy lunch options at the cafes of some of the UK's most prestigious visitor attractions.

just-food hits the UK's airwaves

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 13 Oct 16

The BBC turned to just-food today for insight on the price dispute between Tesco and Unilever.

Ranjit Boparan buys another UK business out of administration

Dean Best, just-food editorial team Dean Best | 13 Oct 16

Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal.

Brexit and the food industry

Brexit and the food industry

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect the food industry? This page brings together the latest news and views on the impact Brexit could have on the sector.

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

What is the outlook for the low-FODMAP diet?

FODMAPs are sugars said to cause digestive issues and markets for foods low in the ingredients are growing, notably in North America and Australia. We look at developments so far.

The rise of zero-based budgeting

The rise of zero-based budgeting

More food companies are adopting the practice of zero-based budgeting in an attempt to manage costs and boost profits. What is zero-based budgeting? Who is using it and why? And how does it help?

How investors are calling for action on meat production

How investors are calling for action on meat production

There are growing calls from the investment community for the world's food giants to look at how - and how much - they source and process meat

New Concepts in Consumer Foodservice: Modern Technology and

New Concepts in Consumer Foodservice: Modern Technology and Alternative Formats

In the second part of this two-part global briefing, Euromonitor International highlights two more distinct trends from 2015 in new concepts... Read more

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